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Thouzands of families receive Saudi Ramadan aid in Kandahar and Herat

Thouzands of families receive Saudi Ramadan aid in Kandahar and Herat

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May 23, 2019 - 09:57

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) has distributed food items among more than 5000 needy families in southern Kandahar and western Herat provinces.

In a statement the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR) said the provincial refugees and repatriation department with close coordination of Malik Bin Salman donor constitution of Saudi distributed food packages for 734 displaced families and returnees on Wednesday.

The KSrelief aid continued for the 16th day in a row, the distribution of Ramadaninfo-icon food baskets, weighing seven tons and 869kg, in Kandahar province, it added.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was appreciated by Afghan officials for its aid being provided during the holy month of Ramadan.

The refugees department also with cooperation of Worldinfo-icon Food Programme (WFP) and UNHCR has distributed food items and kitchen equipment for 71 displaced families from Khakrez district during conflict, the statement said.

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